Birmingham Botanical Gardens - Sycamore
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Galleda
N 33° 29.439 W 086° 46.579
16S E 520779 N 3705704
Quick Description: Sycamore (platanus occidentalis) planted Arbor Week, 1976, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Alabama Is a First Generation Moon Tree!
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 1/6/2008 8:29:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM2XN3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member phat.bak
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Long Description:
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a 67.5 acre (273,000 m²) botanical garden located inside of Lane Park at the southern foot of Red Mountain in Birmingham, Alabama. It is home to some 3,000 different types of plants in 20 different gardens that includes a Japanese garden. With more than 300,000 annual visitors, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama's top free-admittance attraction.

The gardens includes a garden center that has a library, auditorium, Linn-Henley Lecture Hall, Blount Education Center, Gerlach Plant Information Center, Alabama Cooperative Extension System office, Arrington Children’s Plant Adventure Zone, and a restaurant named "Cafe' de France".

This is a List of Gardens

Sonat Lake
Hill Garden
Dunn Formal Rose Garden
Ireland Old-Fashioned Rose Garden
Crape Myrtle Garden Conservatory
Formal Garden
Forman Garden
Enabling Garden
Thompson Enthusiast Garden
Bruno Vegetable Garden
Herb Terrace
Hess Camellia Garden
Bog Gardens
Kaul Wildflower Garden
Fern Glade
Curry Rhododendron Garden
Little Ones’ Memory Garden*
Curry Rhododendron Species Garden
Jemison Lily Garden
Hosta Walk
Ireland Iris Garden
The Southern Living Garden
Lawler Gates
McReynolds Garden
Barber Alabama Woodlands
Hulsey Woods
Japanese Gardens
Type of Tree: Sycamore

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